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Pictured L to R: Janis Joplin, Miles davis, ella fitzgerald, john coltrane
It’s the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love and we’re spreading the Jazz Love here at KCSM Radio! Join us as we show some love for Miles Davis, Janis Joplin, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and more during the month of May. Turn On KCSM Radio, Tune In to 91.1FM and Drop Out of your daily routine, and do something different. Make a Love Pledge at kcsm.org
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I'M TALKIN' JAZZ Sunday at 8 am 5/7
Bassist Ron Carter with Melanie Berzon
Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane with Chris Cortez
Bassist Ray Brown with Dick Conte
Vocalist Mary Stallings with Alisa Clancy
THE ANNALS OF JAZZ WITH RICHARD HADLOCK Sundays at 7 pm
The sound of surprise describes both jazz itself and the enduring premise of "The Annals of Jazz." Since 1959, host Richard Hadlock has been improvising on historical themes and bringing forth worthy performersâ€”from Armstrong to Zorn. Each Sunday, we may find Annals in Europe, Asia, Latin America or Back of Town anywhere.
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have you heard with Patrick wolff Monday at 9 pm 5/1
Arthur Blythe Memorial Show
In the late 1970s, alto saxophonist Arthur Blythe built a bridge between the excitement and freedom of new jazz and the language and feeling of the music’s roots, appealing to a broad audience with his distinctive sound and energetic improvisations.
Saxophonist/Arranger Chris Byars
A modern bebop authority, Chris Byars has been a major presence on the Smalls scene since the 1990s. His current work brings together musicians across borders and generations and has focused on underrated figures like Freddie Redd and Frank Strozier.
5/15 Pianist/Organist/Vocalist Amina Claudine Myers
Amina Claudine Myers was a member of the AACM and has extensive appearances as a supporting musician with jazz legends, but has distinguished herself through her large-scale thematic compositions, work with jazz choirs, and explorations of blues and spirituals.
5/22 Trumpeter Booker Little
A rising star of the trumpet in the post-bop era, Little was on par with giants Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard until his life was cut short at the age of 23, yet his superb writing efforts remain moving, powerful statements from a visionary musician.
5/29 Pianist Frank Kimbrough
The longtime pianist for the Maria Schneider Orchestra, Kimbrough is a fixture of the New York scene. His harmonic mastery and sensitive, unique touch bring life to modern music from deep in the traditions of jazz.
JAZZ Night in America with christian mcbride Tuesday at 9 pm 5/2
Dee Dee Bridgewater: Songs of Freedom
Jazz Night in America spotlights Grammy and Tony Award-winning and superstar Dee Dee Bridgewater on a program featuring “Songs of Freedom” from Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Ibrahim Maloof at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Multi-instrumentalist/Composer/Arranger Maloof offers fresh musical perspectives as he blends jazz and European classical music with the sounds of his native Lebanon and longtime home in France and pays tribute to Aribic Diva and Egyptian icon Oum Kalthoum.
5/16 The British Invasion (In Austin)
Jazz Night in America visits South By Southwest to talk with and listen to new artists on the British scene like tenor saxophonist Shabaka, drummer Moses Boyd and more.
5/23 Buster Williams and “Something More”
Buster Williams, once a sideman renowned for his work with jazz legends, now leads his own groups under the name “Something More.” For this performance, the revered bassist brings Steve Wilson, George Colligan, and Lenny White to the stage.
5/30 The Music of J.J. Johnson
The music of trombonist J. J. Johnson curated by trombonists Vincent Gardner and Elliot Mason. They tackle material from the “Jay and Kai” project and pull back the curtain on Johnson, the composer and the man from 1992 until his death in 2001.
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piano jazz WITH marian mcpartland
Wednesday at 9 pm
Carmen Cavallaro (1913 – 1989) was an outstanding pianist and a versatile performer, playing everything from beguiling ballads to swinging jazz numbers and vibrant interpretations of Latin American melodies. On this 1989 Piano Jazz, Cavallaro solos on his own arrangement of Cole Porter Melody and joins McPartland for a piece entitled Lover.
5/10 T.S. Monk
Percussionist T.S. Monk was born into the world of jazz. As the son of Thelonious Monk, his home was the gathering place for musicians and as an accomplished musician, T.S. has charted his own course as a composer, arranger, and melodic drummer. On this 1995 Piano Jazz he performed classics such as 'Round Midnight, Mysterioso, and Straight, No Chaser.
5/17 Dee Dee Bridgewater
On this 2003 Piano Jazz, Grammy Award-winning vocalist Bridgewater exhibits her knowledge and enthusiasm when singing September Song and Beginning to See the Light.
5/24 Terence Blanchard
Grammy winner/trumpeter/composer Blanchard visits Charleston, SC with his quintet, The E-Collective to perform at the Spoleto Festival. On this 2004 Piano Jazz McPartland, Blanchard and bassist Gary Mazzaroppi perform I Thought about You and Now’s the Time.
5/31 Joyce DiCamillo
For more than thirty years, pianist/composer DiCamillo has led her own trio, which critics hail as “a compact unit that breathes almost as one.” On this 2000 Piano Jazz she demonstrates her considerable keyboard talents on If I Should Lose You. and is joined by McPartland for a rendition of What Is This Thing Called Love.
JAZZ PROFILES WITH NANCY WILSON Thursday at 9 pm 5/4
Trumpeter Miles Davis
Trumpeter Miles Davis dominated jazz for much of the latter half of the twentieth century. While his trumpet sound is instantly recognizable, he refused to be boxed in any one style, consistently developing fresh musical shapes and structures. Miles's powerful influence did not end with his death, his restless spirit continues to intrigue and inspire artists of all kinds.
5/11 Saxophonist John Coltrane
Coltrane's pure tone was established by the mid '50s, playing in Miles Davis' hard-bop quintet. His career was characterized by his constant, exponential advancement in improvisational technique and ideas. His sound reached its peak in his quartet of the '60s, which has served as a model for modern jazz ensembles for the last forty years.
5/18 Vocalist Ella Fitzgerald
This show celebrates the music of one of the greatest singers of our time with interviews that include Ella herself; vocalists Betty Carter, Jon Hendricks and Joe Williams; writers Gene Lees and Albert Murray; and pianist Oscar Peterson.
5/25 Vocalist Bessie Smith
For over 100 years, "The Empress of the Blues" continues to be a major influence on singers and instrumentalists of today. She was larger than life, inexhaustibly creative, undeniably distinctive and she gave the music its raw, regal poignancy—and marketability
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RHYTHM RETROSPECTIVE WITH CARL SONNY LEYLAND
LATIN JAZZ WITH JESSE "CHUY" VARELA
AMERICAN JAZZ COUNTDOWN WITH CLIFFORD BROWN JR.
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ WITH KEITH HINES
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BREAKFAST, DANCE & BBQ WITH CLINT BAKER
HAVE YOU HEARD WITH PATRICK WOLFF
JAZZ NIGHT IN AMERICA WITH CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE
JAZZ PROFILES WITH NANCY WILSON
PIANO JAZZ WITH MARIAN MCPARTLAND
CRAZY 'BOUT THE BLUES
JAYNE SANCHEZ (M) , LESLIE STOVAL (T), PETE FALLICO (W) GREG BRIDGES (TH), KATHLEEN LAWTON (F)
THE JAZZ OASIS
DESERT ISLAND JAZZ WITH ALISA CLANCY
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON WITH JESSE "CHUY" VARELA (M/T/W), MELANIE BERZON (TH/F)
(M/W/F), LEE THOMAS (T/TH)
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ WITH ALISA CLANCY(T-F)
WITH CHRIS CORTEZ
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ
THE JAZZ OASIS
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON
K EITH H INES
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ
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